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System Administrator Support

Cary, NC
March 17, 2020

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Reza Rafiee




●IBM iOS v5.4, v6.1, v7.2 and v7.3.

●Configuring, Automating and Deploying Ansible for configuration management to existing Infrastructure

●HMC V8, VIOS, and LPAR planning and builds

●WebSphere MQ for Messaging (MQSeries)

●Backup and Recovery Media Services (BRMS)

●EMC SRDF/TimeFinder

●Program languages: bash, Perl, Python, CL and RPG.

●System tools DBU,Pathfinder,Turnover,SEQUEL, Powertec and Robot.

●EMC Data Domain virtual tape.

●BMC Control-m and Helpsystems products.

●Manage the multiple iSeries/AS400 with multiple LPARs.

●Identify issues in iSeries/AS400 environment retroactively.

●Troubleshooting operating system and application issues in iSeries/AS400

●Capacity Planning & Performance monitoring and tuning for iSeries/AS400

●Experience in writing basic Shell scripts using bash and Perl.

●Source code management tools like Git.


Senior System Administrator, Tyson Foods.

Springdale, AR — 2015- Present

●Perform DR testing every six months using MIMIX and QEDD solutions (role swaps and installation).

●Implement performance navigator (MPG) on IBM Power Systems.

●Create programs to run daily and monthly back using BRMS.

●Provide 24x7 on-call technical supports.

●Upgrade patches on Linux RedHat/Ubuntu servers on AWS and GCP using Ansibles and YAML files.

●Perform AS400 iSeries hardware and software upgrades.

●Create a and maintain user accounts on Linux servers

●Upgrade and Maintain Firmware on IBM servers and HMC.

●Upgrade and patch VMware virtual servers.

●Manage Docker orchestration and Docker containerization using K8s(Kubernetes).

Senior System Administrator, Thomas & Betts Inc.

Memphis, TN — 2006-2015

●Configure and maintain EMC Data domain VTL servers for backup of AS/400, Mainframe and Open systems..

●Support IBM power 7 and 8 servers with multiple LPARs install PTF’s and OS/400 upgrades.

●Install, configure, and upgrade BRMS and EMC SRDF/TimeFinder.

●Support MAPICS, KBM, and Kronos time and attendance system.

●Install, configure, and upgrade BMC Control-M agent, WebSphere MQ server, and Powertech (security and audit) products.

●Provide 24x7 technical supports for over 80 national and international locations.

System Administrator, George’s Inc.

Springdale, AR — 2003-2006

●Administer the i5/OS hardware and operating systems.

●Maintain and performed preventative and corrective maintenance on all servers to increase their productivity.

●Assist users in L1 & L2 technical support for applications and system problems.

●Manage administration of system performance, storage management, and systems security for multiple LPARs.

Technical Analyst, Cargill Inc.

Springdale, AR — 1993-2003

●Support applications running on the IBM iSeries in a fault tolerant 24x7 environment.

●Configure and install RS/6000 S70, H70 (AIX V4.3), and HP rp7400 (HP-UX 11i).

●Install IBM Netfinity 7000-M10 and Terminal server (Metaframe from Citrix).

●Apply upgrades and PTF patches to OS/400 and utilities. I

●Set up daily and monthly backups for AS/400, HP(OmniBack), and RS/6000 (SysBack and Storix).

●Setup FTP commands for data transfer between AS/400 and other systems.

●Install and support time-critical on-line databases (Oracle 7.3) and SQLNET 2.3.

●Well experience in with the concept of IFS and its features.

●Have proficiency in scheduling and managing jobs using ROBOT-job scheduler.

●Provides technical support to application group for application performance and upgrades.

System Analyst, ConAgra Inc.

Omaha, Nebraska — 1985-1993

●Provide 24x7 technical support for over 200 national and international locations.

●Install new releases of operating system, programming and engineering changes.

●Setup BSC, SDLC, RJE, HCF, SNADS, APPN and APPC between AS/400, S/3x, 3741, and 3090.

●Maintain Orion software to communicate between S/3x (BSC).

●Maintain user profile and object security on AS/400 and S/3X.


Institute of Computer Science

Certification in Computer Science — 1985

Completion of the following training classes:

●IBM iSeries Associate System Administrator certification.

●IBM Logical Partition (LPAR) on Power System.

●Professional Certification Program from IBM System i Administrator.

●Professional Certification Program from IBM System p Administrator.

●iSeries 400 BRMS Implementation

●WebSphere MQ System Administration for AS/400 (iSeries).

●Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND).

●Kubernetes and Docker online training.

●Linux administration on Linux Academy.

●Introduction to Impromptu (COGNOS).

●Emc Fully Automated Storage Tiering (FAST VP and DP).

●AS/400 system administration and control, performance analysis and capacity planning.

●EMC Data Domain system Administration.

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